Thursday, September 2, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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johncombest_com on Instagram video clip: 25 years ago today: Dole/Kemp rally in downtown St. Louis: John Ashcroft sprinting, Kit Bond jogging, John McCain walking, and Rams cheerleaders looking as NFL cheerleaders should look

The Missouri Times: Sen. Eric Burlison (R-Battlefield) jumps into CD-7 race

KSGF (Springfield): Nick Reed Show: Eric Burlison explains why he’s running (2:00), legislative accomplishments (3:15), his surprise at Mike Moon’s announcement (6:15), phony conservatives (7:30), additional legislative accomplishments (8:45)

SNL: Sen. Eric Burlison jumps into 7th District U.S. House race

Missouri Independent: Eric Burlison announces run for Billy Long’s seat in Congress

Heartlander News: Judge denies request to block Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act

KC Star: RSVP now for Sept. 15 gun-control forum; Unnamed panelists, hosted by Star gun-control reporter Hurubie Meko, to explain why Missouri Legislature is to blame for urban violence; Content creators funded by Missouri Foundation for Health and Report for America, in partnership with comrades at Missouri Independent, Springfield News-Leader and St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Missouri Independent: Schmitt to appeal judge’s decision to toss lawsuit over Biden’s ‘social cost of carbon’ emissions

P-D: Schmitt to appeal judge’s ruling on Biden ‘social cost’ campaign

The Missouri Times: Donald Kauerauf sworn in as Missouri’s health director

Missouri Independent: Missouri Housing Development Commission speeding up approvals to get federal rental assistance to tenants

The Missouri Times: Gov. Parson awards 2020 Missouri Public Safety Medals

P-D: Amid a nationwide shortage, Iowa looks to Missouri for prison workers

KC Star: Missouri prosecutor to file assault charges against Agape Boarding School staffers

The Missouri Times: Missouri Public Service Commission investigating Spire STL Pipeline contingencies

SE Missourian: Ameren Missouri crews deploy to Louisiana for hurricane relief

KC Star: Kevin Strickland’s innocence claim hearing postponed after AG asks court for delay Dead-tree hacks at Kansas City Star, angry about declining subscriptions and influence, gleefully report hospitalization of COVID mask critic

SNL: Springfield’s back-to-school COVID-19 cases dramatically lower than a year ago

SE Missourian: Regional China virus update Jackson County Democrats dispute Missouri COVID data

SE Missourian editorial: Cape County a bright spot in Census data

St. Louis Public Radio: Report for America/The Ground Truth content creator Eric Schmid: Social justice group files complaint with EPA against Upper Mississippi River Basin Association, says flood-planning process is racist

Columbia Missourian’s Sebastian Martinez Valdivia, Caolinn Goss and David Neumaier: When it comes to Medicaid expansion, Missouri has been a mule in a horse race

P-D’s Michele Munz: Cal-Berkeley and UC San Francisco academics cheer St. Louis area mask mandates

P-D letter: University City septuagenarian disagrees with Republican lawmakers on defunding police, Medicaid expansion, and China virus mandates

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